Resident Evil 4 Remake: How to Fix the Flickering Lights Issue on PS5

If you’re a Resident Evil 4 fan who recently purchased the PlayStation 5 version of the remake, you may have noticed a frustrating issue with flickering lights at the bottom of the screen. This issue can be distracting and make it difficult to enjoy the game’s immersive atmosphere. But don’t worry, there are some simple steps you can take to fix the problem and get back to enjoying one of the greatest survival horror games of all time. 

In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of troubleshooting and fixing the Resident Evil 4 Remake’s flickering lights issue on your PS5, so you can experience the game as it was meant to be played. From adjusting your display settings to checking your camera settings, we’ll cover everything you need to know to get rid of those pesky flickering lights and dive into the horror-filled world of Resident Evil 4 Remake.

How to Fix the Resident Evil 4 Remake’s Flickering Lights Issue on PS5

RE4 Remake pistol

If you are facing that annoying flashing lights problem on the bottom of the screen, rest assured that you are not the only person dealing with that problem on the PlayStation 5. Several PS5 players complained of the issue from the game’s launch day. Fortunately, developer Capcom is aware of the issue and has addressed the issue on its official Twitter acount.

Capcom has identified the flickering lights issue and is committed to resolving it in an upcoming patch. In the meantime, they have offered guidance on how to address this problem until a more permanent solution is implemented. A temporary solution for this flickering lights issue is outlined below:

Save and Restart

One of the suggested solutions to overcome this issue is to restart the game. To ensure that you don’t lose your game progress, it’s important to save your game at every checkpoint. Always save before restarting your game. To complete a save, locate the Typewriter, interact with it, select a slot, and click ‘Save’ to store your game progress.

Turn Off the Depth of Field Settings

RE4 Remake Depth of Field setting

The second solution requires visiting the in-game Display settings, located under the Options menu, and turning off the Depth of Field setting. You may need to restart your game for the changes to take effect.

Turn on Motion Blur

RE4 Remake Motion Blur setting

Finally, it is recommended that you adjust your in-game graphics settings to enable the Motion Blur feature. This can also be found under Display settings in the Options menu. Doing so might fix this issue.

If you’ve exhausted all of your options and are still dealing with the same issue, there’s one thing left to do – wait for the Resident Evil 4 Remake patch update. 

That concludes our guide on how to fix the PS5 flickering lights issue in Resident Evil 4 Remake. We hope this guide has been helpful for all players looking to fix this issue. If so, please share it with others. Are you enjoying this remake? Comment below and let us know!

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